Agios Nikolaos or Agios, as the locals call it, is located in the gulf of Mirabello, the largest natural gulf of Crete, with the most beautiful view to the sea. Built with very steep slopes, it has scattered stairs throughout the city, sidewalks, taverns and cafes focusing on Lake Voulismeni, a lagoon in the city center.
The golden beaches located a short distance from Agios Nikolaos are ideal for your summer vacation and the area of Elounda offers luxurious accommodation with its state-of-the-art hotel units. North of Agios Nikolaos is Spinalonga, known from the novel “The Island” by Victoria Hislop. 100 km east of Agios Nikolaos it is worth visiting the Palm Forest of Vai, the most exotic beach of Crete. Numerous churches, traditional villages and settlements are spread in the wider area, surrounded by gorges and natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty that you will encounter on your way. Undoubtedly, the local Cretan cuisine will satisfy you completely.